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National Institutes of Health: National Cancer Institute: Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
Grant Details

Grant Number: 5R01CA092683-04 Interpret this number
Primary Investigator: Nuckols, John
Organization: Colorado State University
Project Title: Geographic-Based Exposure Assessment of Agricultural Ch*
Fiscal Year: 2004
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The long-term goal of this research is to improve exposure assessment methods for epidemiological studies of agricultural pesticide use and cancer. The specific aims of this research proposal are: 1. To validate a set of geographic-based metrics for exposure assessment to agricultural pesticides using environmental samples of household dust. 2. To evaluate change in predicted land cover for use in a geographic-based exposure metric over a multi-year period. 3. To evaluate how seasonal calculation of a metric for exposure to agricultural chemical use effects potential household exposure. A procedure has been developed for predicting the likelihood that pesticides used in agricultural operations in the vicinity of a residence will be transported to inside the residence. This study is designed to use measurement of agricultural pesticides in household dust to test the validity of the procedure.

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Proximity To Crops And Residential Exposure To Agricultural Herbicides In Iowa
Authors: Ward M.H. , Lubin J. , Giglierano J. , Colt J.S. , Wolter C. , Bekiroglu N. , Camann D. , Hartge P. , Nuckols J.R. .
Source: Environmental Health Perspectives, 2006 Jun; 114(6), p. 893-7.
PMID: 16759991
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